Who Is Walter Pless?


A teacher by profession, but is now in his 38th year as a football writer. Has written for "Soccer Action" (Melbourne), "Australian Soccer Weekly" (Sydney) and "World Soccer" (London), as well as for several Tasmanian newspapers. Currently contributing to "Goal!Weekly" in Melbourne and the Australian magazine "Soccer International". Played for Croatia-Glenorchy, Caledonians, Metro, Rapid and University in Tasmania, as well as in the United States of America. Coached University, Metro and Croatia-Glenorchy.

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Photo:  Amadu Koroma was at Clare Street to watch his two former clubs in action [PlessPix]

Former New Town Eagles and Glenorchy Knights player Amadu Koroma was back in Hobart on the weekend.

The 20-year-old, who now plays for St Alban’s Saints in Melbourne, is currently injured and travelled back to visit family and friends.


Photo:  Olympia's Josh Fielding is surrounded by Lions players [PlessPix]

(Forestry Tasmania Southern Premier League, Lightwood Park, Sunday, 3 June 2012)

Kingborough Lions United 4 (Cowen 2, 8. Cuthbertson 28, Bevan 64)

Olympia Warriors 4 (Wadawu 4, 81, Woolley 20, Begovic 59 pen)

HT: 3-2   Att: 80   Ref: C Phillips

Kingborough Lions United: Leamey  -  Di Falco, Cuthbertson, Iseli, D Pearce  -  Bevan, Davies, Marchioli, Kang (T Pearce 77)  -  Cowen, Schuth (Cooper 61)  (Subs not used:  Dand, Hawkins, Herweynen)

Olympia Warriors: Kay  -  Phillips, Begovic, Y Mohamad, P Tsakiris (Stockdale 32)  -  Kumpulainen, Mason, Fielding, Meredith  -  Wadawu, Woolley (Grillas 77)  (Subs not used:  Voss, Lapolla)


Photo:  Clarence United's sam Cannamela leads in a race for the ball [PlessPix]

(Forestry Tasmania Southern Premier League, Wentworth Park, Saturday, 2 June 2012)

Clarence United 1 (G Malcolm 45 pen)

University 0

HT: 1-0   Att: 60   Ref: P Galloway

Clarence United: Cornish  -  Toghill, Lewis (Karas 70), Hedge, Price (Hardwick 81)  -  McIntyre, Cairns, Malcolm, Cannamela  -  E Tsakiris, Hoppitt (Mizuno 86)  (Subs not used:  Stevens, W Reibel)

University: Fernandez  -  D Booth, Fletcher (Hewson 61), Barnard, Conroy (Spurr 76)  -  H Booth, Scott, Hindmarsh, Bull, Watts  -  Proud  (Subs not used:  Merry, Galloway)


Photo:  Olympia's Harry Woolley makes the pass from which team-mate Warren Wadawu equalised [PlessPix]

Forestry Tasmania Southern Premier League

Kingborough Lions United 4 (D Cowen 2, 8, N Cuthbertson 28, R Bevan 64) drew with Olympia Warriors 4 (W Wadawu 4, 81, H Woolley 20, J Begovic 59 pen)


Photo:  The Lions' den...Lightwood Park [PlessPix]

Dr Ian Syson will be doing a live blog of today's Kingborough Lions United versus Olympia Warriors game at Lightwood Park.

You can follow it at:



Photo:  Eagles and Knights follow the officials onto the Clare Street pitch today [PlessPix]

(Forestry Tasmania Southern Premier League, Clare Street, Saturday, 2 June 2012)

New Town Eagles 4 (L Scott 21, A Leszczynski 61 pen, C Collins 65, B Hudson 86)

Glenorchy Knights 0

HT: 1-0   Att: 100   Ref: K Barker

New Town Eagles: N Pitchford  -  Anderson (Marshall 89), Page, Cox, Clark  -  Whitehall (Bunt 84), Hudson, Scott, Collins  -  Leszczynski (J Clamp 79), McKeown  (Sub not used:   Ayres)

Glenorchy Knights: Le Rossignol  -  Nowicki, Holmes, Johnson, Clay  -  Hey, Huigsloot, Griffin (Dawes 60)  -  Robb (Roberts 75), Strang (Stanton 77), Letiko  (Subs not used:  Kamano, Peter)


Photo:  Glenorchy Knights' Matthew Nowicki tries to clear as Eagles' Cormac Collins charges in [PlessPix]

Forestry Tasmania Southern Premier League

New Town Eagles 4 (L Scott 21, A Leszczynski 61 pen, C Collins 65, B Hudson 86) beat Glenorchy Knights 0

Clarence United 1 (G Malcolm 45 pen) beat University 0